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Koch Industries 'Bans the Box'

Apr 28, 2015
Charles Koch's company won't ask applicants if they've been convicted of a crime.
Posted In: Koch, employment, job applications
Everest College is one of the college systems owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc.

What Corinthian Colleges' failure means at for-profits

Apr 27, 2015
Corinthian Colleges Inc. says it will close its remaining campuses.
Posted In: Corinthian Colleges, lawsuit, for-profit colleges, employment

Another wave of migrants drown in the Mediterranean

Apr 20, 2015
Many are trying to enter Europe to escape violence and find job opportunities.
Posted In: migrants, employment, tragedy, bbc world service

As oil jobs falter, North Dakota feels the squeeze

Apr 3, 2015
Falling oil prices slashed thousands of jobs in oil and gas extraction, including some on the Bakken oilfield in North Dakota.
Posted In: crude oil, employment, Labor Department

Women lag in well-paid blue-collar jobs

Mar 27, 2015
There are programs to train more women for those jobs, but progress is slow.
Posted In: employment, women, construction

Women in construction: few and far between

Mar 24, 2015
Women make up fewer than 3 percent of construction workers.
Posted In: women jobs race economy, employment, construction
Shawneeka Woodard fills out a job form at the Diversity Job Fair at a New York City hotel in 2008.

Research shows hiring bias based on self-identification

Feb 17, 2015
In a new study, candidates who identified as 'black' faced harsher prejudice.
Posted In: African American, hiring, employment
A jobs fair at the Bronx Public Library in New York City.

Wages and benefits see highest bump in six years

Jan 30, 2015
Pay, benefits costs grew at annual rate of 2.2 percent in 2014 – a telling trend.
Posted In: wages, benefits, employment
President Obama meets with four of the letter writers who will join the first lady and Vice President Biden's wife, Jill, for tonight's State of the Union address.

Forecasting Tuesday's State of the Union address

Jan 20, 2015
Obama has offered several previews in the weeks leading up to the speech.
Posted In: Taxes, employment, State of the Union
Potential applicants wait to enter a job fair in New York City.

A quasi-healthy job market for 2015

Jan 16, 2015
Some economists say the jobs being created now don't deliver enough economic punch.
Posted In: Job creation, employment

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